New Pattern English Questions - Set 10

New Pattern English Questions - Set 10

Below are given some sentences with one Idiom in each as Coloured Red. You have to identify the sentence in which the idiom is used correctly as per the context and mark the answer accordingly.

Question no. 1

a) Document-scanning applications may be a dime a dozen on Google and Apple app stores, but the one offered by Adobe Systems — called Adobe Scan — promises a better experience for mobile phone users.
b) The FBI failed to notify scores of US officials that Russian hackers were trying to break out their personal Gmail accounts despite having evidence for at least a year, an investigation found.
c) An incredibly welcoming and optimistic individual, he was never shy about giving his opinions on football tactics to anyone who might be interested, and would often share these in the supermarket when he would bump into Jack Charlton during his tenure as manager of Sheffield Wednesday.
i) Only a
ii) Only b
iii) Only c
iv) a and c
v) b and c

Solution: iv) a dime a dozen means something common and in the sentence, it is saying that document saving applications are common in Google and Apple app stores but Adobe has provided something new in Adobe scans.
Break out means to start something suddenly but in sentence Russian hackers were trying to break into their personal accounts so the right usage will be break into
Bump into means to meet someone unexpectedly.

Below are given two sentences and three starters. You have to identify the starter which will connect both of the sentences grammatically and contextually correct

Question no. 2

1- Officials looked at some of the ways in which corruption damages the social and institutional fabric of a country.
2- Officials now turn to reform options open to governments to reduce corruption and mitigate its effects.
a) Looking at some of the ways....
b) Having looked at some of the ways...
c) To reduce corruption and mitigate......
I) a) only
II) b) only
III) c) only
IV) a and c only
V) b and c only

Solution: V) b) Having looked at some of the ways in which corruption damages the social and institutional fabric of a country, officials now turn to reform options open to governments to reduce corruption and mitigate its effects.
In c) To reduce corruption and mitigate its effects, official now turn to reform options open to governments after looking at some of the ways in which corruption damages the social and institutional fabric of a country.
But we can’t continue the starter in a) looking means they are still looking into it.

Given sentence is divided in four sections. You have to find out which of the combination of sentences is grammatically or contextually incorrect and mark the answer accordingly:

Question no. 3

Queensland has returning to the a) / bad old days of bulldozing hundreds of b)/ thousands of hectares of woody and remnant c)/ vegetations in order to making way particularly for pasture for cows d)
I) b c

II) b d
III) a d
IV) a c
V) c d

Solution: III in a it should be returned instead of returning and in d it will be make instead of making.

Identify which one of the given sentences in the options is grammatically and contextually correct

Question no. 4

a) Over the summer, it was revealed that Israeli defense officials approve 99.8 percent of all requests for arms export licenses.
b) Israeli defense officials approve 99.8 percent for arms export licenses of all requests over the summer is revealed.
c) Israeli defense officials approve 99.8 percent, over the summer, of all requests for arms export licenses.
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Solution: a) is grammatically and contextually correct.

Given sentence is divided in four sections. You have to find out which of the combination of sentences is grammatically or contextually incorrect and mark the answer accordingly:

Question no. 5

Israel has not been divulged details of a)/ its ties to Myanmar's military government, but public records b)/ shows that it has sold the military c)/ their armed patrol boats, guns, and surveillance equipment d)
I) a b
II) b d
III) a d
IV) c d
V) a c

Solution: V) ac in a) been is irrelevant and in c) show will be used instead of shows because show is used for public records.

A word is given which has to be used as a connector. There are group of sentences you have to choose that group of sentences which can be framed by given connector and mark the option accordingly:

Question no. 6

ALTHOUGH
a) The consumer pulse eased to 94.7 in December from 95.9 in November. It was more than five points ahead of this time last year.
b) It is far from a done deal. However, there are signs that the Indian economy is turning the corner.
c) The country's external indicators were still supportive of its current ratings. High government and household debt levels remain concerns.
I) A only
II) B and C only
III) A and C only
IV) None of the above
V) All of the above

Solution: V) all of the above although means inspite of something and here all the three sentences can connect with although.

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